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Ninja Soldier To Be Resurrected By M2

Ninja Soldier To Be Resurrected By M2

arcadehero April 9, 2018 1

This is a piece of news that hit on April 1st so I took it with a grain of salt until a little later – as it turns out, it was not an April

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Newsbytes: Arcade Events In April; ColorDMD Latest; Cytus Omega; Arcade Factories & More

Newsbytes: Arcade Events In April; ColorDMD Latest; Cytus Omega; Arcade Factories & More

arcadehero March 31, 2018 1

Hello fellow arcade fans and welcome to the latest collection of arcade news for this Easter holiday weekend. This week itself has been rather quiet for news, although I am working on a new

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Newsbytes: Cosmotrons Update; Starwing Paradox; MyArcade; Amusement Expo 2018

Newsbytes: Cosmotrons Update; Starwing Paradox; MyArcade; Amusement Expo 2018

arcadehero February 24, 2018 4

  Hello astute readers! It’s time for another update on what is going on out there in the wonderful world of arcades: Cosmotrons – Where Will The First Production Cabinet Go? If you follow

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Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

arcadehero February 22, 2018 1

While California Extreme tends to soak up most of the headlines for arcade machine get-togethers, it is not the only event of it’s kind out there as we have seen a big increase in

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Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

arcadehero February 1, 2018 2

After a fairly mellow 2017, the Japanese arcade industry seems to have awoken from their slumber as we’re just getting hit with news left and right. Not complaining, just observing. 😉 Shoot Away –

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New Arcade Locations Part #2 – Coming In 2018

New Arcade Locations Part #2 – Coming In 2018

arcadehero January 27, 2018 0

As mentioned in yesterday’s post about new arcade locations, there are many new venues going through the process of opening their doors out there. Some are taking more time than others but I’m impressed

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New Arcades:  Archie Brothers Electric Circus; The Arcade; GOAT Sports Bar; Paradiso Game Room; VR Star UK

New Arcades: Archie Brothers Electric Circus; The Arcade; GOAT Sports Bar; Paradiso Game Room; VR Star UK

arcadehero December 16, 2017 0

It’s time for another update on new arcade locations that are opening their doors out there in the world, so let’s get to it! Archie Brothers Electric Circus – Sydney, Australia A new FEC

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Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

arcadehero December 9, 2017 4

It’s been a little while since we had a proper newsbytes post but it is normal that arcade news not related to IAAPA is quite slow around the end of November/beginning of December. Here’s

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Location Watch: Press Start Bar & Arcade (NV); Quarters Arcade Bar (UT); Arcade Legacy(KY); Round1USA (MI)

Location Watch: Press Start Bar & Arcade (NV); Quarters Arcade Bar (UT); Arcade Legacy(KY); Round1USA (MI)

arcadehero November 24, 2017 2

I’ve been meaning to get to this news about various new locations opening their doors but then IAAPA happened and it got thrown to the back burner. I still have more games to discuss

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Back From The 80s – The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

Back From The 80s – The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

arcadehero November 3, 2017 1

About a year and a half ago, we ran news on an interesting and unique project that aimed to resurrect an unreleased title from the mid-1980s. Originally titled The Spectre Files, this was a

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Next Up For Airframe: Rashlander

Next Up For Airframe: Rashlander

arcadehero October 26, 2017 0

When information started coming out about Griffin Aerotech’s Skycurser scrolling shooter arcade game, we quickly learned that it was being designed to be created not just as a dedicated game but also as an

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Newsbytes: French Arcade Raid; Switch Getting Nintendo Arcade Classics; WFD & Skycurser + More

Newsbytes: French Arcade Raid; Switch Getting Nintendo Arcade Classics; WFD & Skycurser + More

arcadehero September 18, 2017 3

I meant to post this last Saturday but life became very busy – in part because I bought The Simpsons arcade machine and it needed a cap kit replacement. I did that and got

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